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Since SAMA BEIRUT loves travel and exploring, the team will be presenting you a series of posts dedicated to the most coveted destinations of 2017.

Destination

When Parisians rejected the Montparnasse Tower… In 1973, Paris inaugurated the Montparnasse Tower, a 1965 urban and architectural schemed project of great magnitude. The project consisted of building a tower in the district of Montparnasse station. Two years later, any construction exceeding 37 meters in height was banned in the city center... A big number of Parisians were afraid...
Architecture Wonderland Imagination has no boundaries when it comes to Friedensreich Hundertwasser’s Architecture. The Austrian artist turned a world of dust and mud into an enchanted artistic piece that became one of the world’s wonders today. They say art imitates nature. In Vienna, the only house that goes in harmony with nature is Friedensreich...
Sursock: Ashrafieh’s prettiest palace Did you ever wonder what’s inside the wealthy Lebanese Sursock family abode? Well, here comes your chance to find out. The Sursock Palace was built by Moïse Sursock in 1860 in a traditional Lebanese style of architecture. It was recognized as one of the city’s grandest town houses and nowadays it is the largest private palace...
Our top 5 unique Valentines destinations Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be the same old thing every year… Check out our pick of truly unique and luxurious Valentine’s destinations. An ecofriendly stay on Marlon Brando’s private island - The Brando, Tetiaroa If you’re looking for comfort without the carbon footprint,...
Iconic, luxury towers in the world They’re tall, they’re beautiful and they trigger controversy sometimes. Here are some of the most impressive towers in the world. Burj Al Arab Jumeirah The sail-shaped Hotel is Dubai’...
The most luxurious ski resorts Storm Zeina dumped whole load of fresh snow on Lebanon’s mountains, so you don’t need to go far for a great ski experience. However, if you’re looking to go further afield for your winter wonderland, check out our selection of seriously luxurious ski resorts. Whistler, Canada Whistler is one of...
A day in Sodeco, like no other Sama Beirut was among the sponsors of Achrafieh 2020’s “Discover Sodeco Abdel Wahab” car free event on Sunday, the 26th of October. We decided to check it out. We didn’t regret it. We started out at Sodeco. The large street was almost unrecognisable. Musicians were warming up on a stage...
A deeper look into the history of Faqra, Lebanon While it’s the perfect location in winter, there’s more to it than just being a place you can ski. Faqra houses some of the most significant landmarks mentioned in the bible, including altars, where people would pay homage to their gods in the past by burning something as a form of offering; tombs of brave warriors who defended the...
Cruising in Luxury On the high seas!  For those who love the sea, and love to travel, why not take a cruise this summer (or winter!), to some of the most beautiful locations in the world?... Enjoy the travel in luxury cruise liners, waiting to make your cruise dreams a reality. Luxury isn’t just about posh accommodations and super...
The ultimate beach vacation locations Looking forward to a tropical beach vacation? Whether you’re soaking up the sun, indulging in the clear waters, or just enjoying the sensation of the sand between your toes, these are the ultimate beach locations to visit this summer. The three most popular destinations are the Seychelles, Maldives and…you’ve guessed...
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